Biographer to Discuss Connections Between Emily Dickinson and Nathaniel Hawthorne at Amherst Women’s Club Oct. 16
October 9, 2008 Contact: Donna M. Abelli Development and Marketing Manager 413/542-5084
AMHERST, Mass—Award-winning biographer Brenda Wineapple will explore the connections between poet Emily Dickinson and writer Nathaniel Hawthorne in a talk titled “He Lived the Life of Ambush: Hawthorne, Dickinson and Beyond” at the Amherst Woman’s Club on Triangle Street in Amherst, on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 7:30 p.m.
Such a Hurrah! Emily Dickinson Museum to Celebrate 5th Anniversary Sept. 27
September 5, 2008 Contact: Donna M. Abelli Development and Marketing Manager 413/542-5084
AMHERST, Mass. — Amherst College’s Emily Dickinson Museum will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a day of special events and activities on its grounds Saturday, Sept. 27. Titled Such a Hurrah!, the festivities will feature the fourth annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Marathon, an open house, the premier of a new Dickinson film and special tours, among other activities. All of the events are free and open to the public.
July 15, 2008 Donna M. Abelli Development and Marketing Manager 413/542-5084
AMHERST, Mass.— I’ll tell you how the Sun rose, an exhibition by Italian artist Alberto Mancini, will be on view at the Eli Marsh Gallery at Amherst College from Sunday, Aug. 3, to Sunday, Aug. 10. The exhibit, sponsored by the Emily Dickinson Museum, includes 29 paintings inspired by the poetry of Emily Dickinson and is on view in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Emily Dickinson International Society (EDIS). The Society will hold its annual meeting in Amherst this year on the weekend of Aug. 1.